The police cordoned off the scene of the accident in Leverkusen-Schlebusch on Wednesday evening.  (icon picture)

In Leverkusen-Schlebusch, a cyclist († 76) was hit by a truck on Wednesday evening and fatally injured.

Leverkusen – At a accident in Leverkusen, a cyclist († 76) was fatally injured on Wednesday. A truck driver (20) had captured the senior.

The police cordoned off the scene of the accident in Leverkusen-Schlebusch on Wednesday evening. (icon image) © 123RF/udo72

According to a police spokesman, the truck driver turned right onto Bensberger Straße at an intersection in Leverkusen-Schlebusch in the evening around 6:50 p.m., hitting the cyclist.

As the fire brigade announced, an alarmed emergency doctor on site could only determine the death of the pensioner.

Police forces cordoned off the scene of the accident, while a requested pastor took care of the young truck driver, who suffered a shock.

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More details were not initially known.

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